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Sep 19, 2010 8:30am EDT
. ♪ >>> welcome. i'm bob abernathy. it's good to have you with us. another historic event for pope benedict the 16th this week. his four-day visit to the yinged kingdom. king henry viii broke ties with the roman catholic church almost 500 years ago. as kim reports, benedict's trip has not been without controversy. >> pope benedict went to the uk at the invitation of queen elizabeth ii, the official head of england. the only was john pall ii in 1982. he was greeted with an outpouring of affection. pope benedict has faced outright protests. one major issue is outrage over the clergy sex abuse crisis still swirling over many parts of europe. at the beginning of the trip, benedict admitted the church was not quick and decisive to take the necessary measures to combat the crisis. another is between roman catholics and the anglo-american community. last october the vatican made it easier for disaffected anglocans to become catholic. a highlight is the trip is the -- but perhaps the biggest challenge has been making the case for faith and a nation known for growing secularism. throughout the trip benedic
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Sep 26, 2010 7:00pm EDT
to the area through education and advocacy. during his 31 years in the u.s. foreign service, he served as ambassador at large for counter terrorism in the state department and as chief of mission in jerusalem. >> let me start with you. given the failure of diplomatic efforts to achieve peace in the middle east, why the continued failure of diplomatic efforts, and what can grassroots efforts to to stimulate the peace process? >> the failure of diplomatic efforts is due to the lack of commitment, sustained commitment to help these two struggling societies out of a terrible mess. the united states, i think can be faulted for its view that it's really up to the parties themselves to solve this. i think it's clear, now, that they cannot do this without strong intervention led by the united states, which has played such an active role. even that will not be enough to make lasting peace, as you suggest. there has to be a commitment to peace from the israeli people and palestinian people. at the moment, while they support and want peace, they don't believe it's possible. their support for offi
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